Singularity appoints Sandeep Bapat as Senior Partner and Co-CIO

 In a significant move within the private growth equity ecosystem, Singularity Growth, an operator-investor-led growth equity platform, announced today the appointment of Sandeep Bapat as Senior Partner and Co-CIO.

At Singularity Growth, Sandeep will harness his global perspective on identifying key trends and eventual steady state outcome for present and possible portfolio companies. With a focus on delivering superior returns for portfolio companies, Sandeep will undertake leadership responsibilities for investment activities at Singularity Growth and will also serve as a member of the Investment Committee.

Yash Kela, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, of Singularity, said "Sandeep's extensive experience and proven track record in the investment industry make him an invaluable addition to our team. We are thrilled to welcome him aboard and are confident that his leadership will contribute significantly to our continued success in delivering exceptional client results."

Mithun Sacheti, General Partner and Co-Sponsor, of Singularity, said “We are excited to welcome Sandeep to Singularity. Sandeep’s strong investing experience will further strengthen Singularity’s vision to be the preferred investment partner for exceptional entrepreneurs and businesses.”

Commenting on this announcement, Sandeep Bapat said, I am excited to join Yash and Mithun in building Singularity’s position as a top-tier Growth equity firm. Our strategic focus will center on key sectors including Consumer Brands, Financial Services, Software, Energy Transition, and Specialized Manufacturing. Our vision is to make Singularity the preferred investment partner for exceptional entrepreneurs and businesses in these sectors.”

Sandeep has over 15 years of investing experience in the technology, consumer, and financial services sectors. Before joining Singularity, Sandeep was a Partner at Trifecta Capital and Executive Director at Hillhouse Capital and has worked at Blackstone in the past. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and IIT Bombay. He has been an investor and an advisor to some of the notable investments such as Swiggy, CRED, Atomberg and Auxilo Finserve. 

Singularity Growth Profile:

Singularity Growth is an operator-investor, Growth Equity platform, launched in 2021. Singularity is led by Yash Kela and is mentored by industry veteran Madhu Kela. Singularity Growth recently concluded the first close of its Fund II at Rs. 500 crores, with a total corpus planned of Rs. 1,500 crore and a green shoe option of Rs. 500 crores.


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